Ford Galaxy MOT Results

Registered in 1996
56.3% pass rate
from 96 tests in 2020
Failure rates by item

Here you can drill down into the failure rates for each item on the test. We've also compared the rates to the average results for 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Galaxy is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Suspension (90% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 2.1% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover (9 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 6.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 5.2% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.0% fail on Suspension arm
    • 4.2% fail on Sub-frames (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (9 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Springs
      • 3.1% fail on Coil springs
        • 2.1% fail on Coil spring
        • 1.0% fail on Mounting
    • 3.1% fail on Other suspension component (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint (7 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.0% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 1.0% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 9.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.2% fail on Rbt
          • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Pedal (6 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Hand lever
    • 3.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.0% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 1.0% fail on Leaks
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.0% fail on Lever
    • 1.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.0% fail on Master cylinder
    • 1.0% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 1.0% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 1.0% fail on Other components
    • 1.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.0% fail on Brake pads
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 4.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 4.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 4.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.0% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.1% fail on Transmission
      • 2.1% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.1% fail on Joints
    • 1.0% fail on Chassis
      • 1.0% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.0% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 1.0% fail on Body
      • 1.0% fail on Other body component
    • 1.0% fail on Doors
      • 1.0% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 1.0% fail on Door condition
    • 1.0% fail on Seats
      • 1.0% fail on Driver's seat
    • 1.0% fail on Cabs
      • 1.0% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 11% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 6.3% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 2.1% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 3.1% fail on Compression ignition
        • 3.1% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (6 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.0% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.0% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 10% fail on Steering (140% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Steering gear (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.0% fail on Power steering
      • 1.0% fail on Other components
    • 1.0% fail on Steering wheel
  • 7.3% fail on Visibility
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers
    • 1.0% fail on Bonnet
    • 1.0% fail on Condition of glass
      • 1.0% fail on Windscreen
    • 1.0% fail on View to rear
      • 1.0% fail on Mirrors
    • 1.0% fail on Washers
  • 3.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.0% fail on Condition
  • 2.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.0% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 1.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
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